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Family Care of Dependent Older People in the European Community

Author: European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions

Publication Year: 1993


General context
Demographic context
Changes in family structure
Assessment of dependance
Services for the elderly people and family carers

Caring and carers
Who are the carers?
Decisions - Motivations - Limits
The Effects of Time
Carers in paid employment
The burden of caring
Care for carers
Positive aspects
projects - the Future

Policy aspects and recommendations: Caring for the Carers
The general problem welfare
Main characteristics of current policies - convergence and divergences
Polices on caring for carers - between utopia and the first practical implementations
Recommendations for a policy in favour of the family carer


Format Print
Keywords care, care assistants, carers, access to health care, european community, european directives, older patients, older people
Publisher BMS Publications Ltd.
Classification carers
ISBN 9282663558
Pages 187
Categories: Books
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